Here Today, Gone Today: The Fleeting Timeline Of A Phishing Attack

Phishing is a business, much like any other, that’s designed to make money. And because the bad actors are keenly aware of how current technologies are trying to catch them, they have developed new techniques for not getting caught and staying in business. Today the hackers are capturing valuable personal information and quickly moving on […]

First America Data Breach

Following the news that the web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant, First American Financial Corp has just been informed it has been leaking hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, please see below comments from security experts at HackerOne:    Jon Bottarini, Hacker and Lead Federal Technical Programs Manager at […]

One Year Down: GDPR By The Numbers

Today marks the first anniversary of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Europe’s data privacy regulation shook up the privacy world by imposing penalties for some of the strongest consumer protection laws of the last 20 years and inspired even stricter laws in other parts of the world. GDPR created a single breach-notification regulation for […]

Downgrade Of Equifax By Moody’s Due To Cyber Breach

In response to this week’s downgrade by Moody’s of Equifax as a result of its 2017 massive breach of consumer data, six cybersecurity and risk experts offer perspective on this ongoing issue.   Laurence Pitt, Strategic Security Director at Juniper Networks:  “A stock downgrade following cyber-attack is not a surprise, in fact it cements what we […]

The GDPR Shot Across The Google Bow

The Irish the Data Protection Commission is investigating Google after a complaint was lodged regarding Google’s DoubleClick/Authorized Buyers advertising system active on 8.4 million websites. The complaint alleges that the system relies on broadcasting users’ personal data without letting them know.  Policy – Irish data cops are shoving a probe right into Google's ads – Updated – Doubleclick […]